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(Solved) - White line in the bottom of right-click menus

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  • Started 4 years ago by Slembroccoli
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Slembroccoli
Slembroccoli
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Hello there!

In all Windows menus and right-click menus the option or menu in the far bottom has white line on the bottom, about 2 mm thick.
My Paint imitation of what it looks like:

It dissapears on mouseover.
Any ideas what's causing this?

Posted 4 years ago
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ispalten
ispalten
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Sounds like a device driver (video) artifact? Do you have the latest video driver?

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Slembroccoli
Slembroccoli
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Do you mean the ATI driver? I have a ATI video card.
If so, or if not, where can I find the latest drivers?

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LH
LH
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Start here,
http://support.amd.com/us/gpud.....index.aspx

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Slembroccoli
Slembroccoli
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This happens when I try to install the file from Dell's support site. I have the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570, and downloaded a file that was supposed to be compatible with that.
The installer says that it has error code 110. What do I do?

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LH
LH
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Can you post a link to that Dell download page please.

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Slembroccoli
Slembroccoli
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Dell download page
Just noticed i didn't fill the operating system box. No Win 7 32 bit??? What will I do?

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ispalten
ispalten
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Try the ATI.COM site and see if they have a driver. Dell's are alway's not at the latest level and old, and they rarely update them. Best always switching to OEM's video drivers to stay up to date and avoid problems. At least that is what I've learned over time.

Irv S.

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Slembroccoli
Slembroccoli
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I've been to that site. It says this:

Note: The Mobility Radeon ATI Catalyst drivers for Windows 7 are beta and are only available for Windows 7 beta releases. For up to date Mobility Radeon graphics drivers for Windows 7, please contact your laptop manufacturer.

I assumed that would be Dell.

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LH
LH
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I can see the problem. Look at this thread,
http://forums.amd.com/game/mes.....erthread=y

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Slembroccoli
Slembroccoli
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It feels like I've tried everything, nothing has worked so far. Since it works normal in Firefox and Skype, i think it has something to do with Windows. It also doesn't work in iTunes, uTorrent, CCleaner, 7-Zip and more. Is it something within the registry editor that CCleaner possibly screwed up?
Does anyone have a different angle to attack the problem? :)

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LH
LH
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Try uninstalling, then reinstalling one of the programs it doesn't work on. Uninstall with Revo (using Advanced option for maximum effect),
http://www.revouninstaller.com/

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Slembroccoli
Slembroccoli
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I dont think you're getting the point here. It works NORMALLY in Firefox and Skype. The problem lies (as far as I know) within WINDOWS, and programs that uses the windows menu coding or something. This means I would have to reinstall Windows entirely... sigh...

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LH
LH
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Yes I know. This is just an experiment to see what happens.

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Slembroccoli
Slembroccoli
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It was as easy as changing the theme... Maybe I messed with the advanced appearance options too much (type "window colors and metrics" in the search box).
I'll be more careful from now on.
Thanks for the support anyways.

Thank you
Anton S

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